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All reviews beautiful church blue color bell tower free entrance worth a visit st michael old church sunny day take pictures walk around independence square domes gold interior chanting icons sophia
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you cannot visit Kiev without seeing this beautiful cathedral. Very central and easy to get to. The mosaics on the inside are as beautiful as the outside of this church.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MariaPaul1
Reviewed 5 days ago

This really is a MUST DO when in Kiev. Also it is wonderfully illuminated at night. It seems to be open most of the time, and both the interior and the exterior are stunning. If you happen to be there at the time of a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here and climbed the bell tower for and excellent view of the church and a lovely view in the other direction.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sarahc011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cathedral, very close to the center is also very good for photography:) Entrance is free and this big complex deserves maybe one hour for a full visit

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DikkatGezginVar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surrounded by a park that overlook at the Dniepr this colorful cathedral is worth to see. It is a monastery. You have another one located on 300 meters away will bri g you back few centuries ago. It is Ste Sofia church

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jeanluc1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here in January. The building looked stunning with the Sun shining on the golden domes. The grounds around the church are lovely. The funicular entrance is just beside the back entrance to the cathedral.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TheSandman70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much remains of the original building; the medieval Cathedral, destroyed by the Soviets in the 30’s, has been rebuilt in the late 90’s; the Refectory dates back to the XVIII century and so the Gatesand the monastery's bell tower, which is not that old...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marco S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This stunning orthodox church is one of the highlights of the Ukrainian capital. The sky blue and white ornate exterior with its golden domes touching the sky are impressive enough; but the interior takes one's breath away. Every available surface covered in colourful religious art...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dswatts69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The history of this church is fascinating. Even though the art was stolen by the Soviets back in the 1930s, then blown up, the church has been rebuilt. The blue is eye catching, and all the painting inside is lovely. If you're there on a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shmeva44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit- lovely blue with golden domes, slightly flying buttresses and detailed colorful paintings of saints adorn the outside. The inside is quite ornate but rather busy.

Date of experience: January 2019
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